Following HMM, the first carrier to reroute a container vessel south of Africa, a large number of carriers have followed suit and redirected container ships south of the Cape of Good Hope to curb the impact of the Suez Canal blockage.
The ongoing attempts to refloat Evergreen's megaship Ever Given, which got stuck in the canal Tuesday, have failed so far. With close to 300 hundred vessels waiting for the waterway to be cleared, many have opted for the only alternative route although it is one week longer at 17 knots.
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